Moroccan Chicken and Couscous Soup Recipe

Moroccan Chicken and Couscous Soup Recipe

How To Make Moroccan Chicken and Couscous Soup

For a filling and rich meal, whip up this easy couscous soup recipe, one that’s packed with heartily-seasoned chicken and tender veggies!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 25 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • 2tbspcooking oil
  • 1onion
  • 1lbchicken,boneless
  • ¼tspcayenne
  • 1tspground cumin
  • tspsalt
  • ¼tspfresh ground black pepper
  • 1sweet potato,(about ½ lb)
  • 1zucchini
  • ¾cuptomato puree
  • 4cupswater,(1 quart)
  • 2cupchicken broth,low sodium
  • ½cupcouscous
  • cupfresh parsley,chopped


  1. In a large pot, heat the oil over moderate heat. Add the onion and cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, until translucent.

  2. Increase the heat to moderately high. Add the chicken, cayenne, cumin, salt and pepper to the pot.

  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 2 minutes. Stir in the sweet potato, zucchini, tomato puree, water and broth.

  4. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer, stirring occasionally, for about 10 minutes, until the vegetables are tender.

  5. Add the couscous to the soup. Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove the pot from the heat.

  6. Let the soup stand, covered, for 2 minutes, then add the parsley.

  7. Serve warm, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 498.08kcal
  • Fat: 26.17g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.91g
  • Trans Fat: 0.14g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 12.35g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 6.08g
  • Carbohydrates: 36.00g
  • Fiber: 4.24g
  • Sugar: 7.87g
  • Protein: 29.34g
  • Cholesterol: 88.65mg
  • Sodium: 1391.21mg
  • Calcium: 81.97mg
  • Potassium: 834.18mg
  • Iron: 3.23mg
  • Vitamin A: 311.79µg
  • Vitamin C: 24.87mg
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